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Each year, our local chapters and national team designs hundreds of events for our members. Register for these upcoming events, or join our network for updates!

Blue Star Caregivers Gargoyle Tour at Washington National Cathedral, Washington D.C.

September 7, 2017 by Katherine Clark

Caregivers & Family Event: Raccoons, rattlesnakes, ghouls and … what is that thing, anyway? Explore the 200+ whimsical and fearsome gargoyles and grotesques that adorn the exterior of Washington National Cathedral. The tour starts with a visual overview of the history and function of these carved wonders, followed by hands-on arts and crafts and a […]

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Blue Star Cares Caregiver Training

September 4, 2017 by Kelley Babbs

The caregiving team at Blue Star Families is evaluating how well an avatar-based training program can help military-connected caregivers improve their overall health and well being and provide better care to their wounded warrior. If you’re a military-connected caregiver who is caring for a wounded warrior and over the age of 18, you’re invited to […]

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The 2017 Bronx VA Summit: Mental Health Recovery: Engaging the Military Family

August 29, 2017 by Valerie Nicholas

Join BSF at the 2017 Bronx VA Summit focusing on Suicide Prevention, Family Services, and Access. You will hear about current VA partnerships that have expanded services for active duty personnel, veterans, and their families; and from clinicians, providers, veterans and caregiver organizations about their research, lessons learned, and current unmet needs in the community. This […]

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Caregivers Coffee Chat: San Antonio

August 11, 2017 by Katherine Clark

Blue Star Families presents caregivers coffee hour. Come relax with other caregivers and enjoy a cup of coffee on us!

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Caregivers San Antonio – Family Fun Day

August 8, 2017 by Katherine Clark

Time spent with family is worth every second. Caregivers, let’s have fun while making lifelong memories together. There will be games for the children to play and for the adults too! We will provide lunch and some special treats just for the kids. Questions? Email [email protected]

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CEC Coffee Chat – Alexandria

August 8, 2017 by Valerie Nicholas

Relax and connect with other caregivers in your community and enjoy a cup of coffee on us! Questions? Please email [email protected]

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Caregivers Coffee Chat: San Antonio

August 8, 2017 by Katherine Clark

Blue Star Families presents caregivers coffee hour. Come relax with other caregivers and enjoy a cup of coffee on us!

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Caregivers DC/VA: Instant Pot Event

August 4, 2017 by Katherine Clark

The nourishment of the body is food, the nourishment of the soul is feeding others. Did you know you can nourish yourself and your loved ones in less than 20 minutes? Caregivers, come learn how to save time nourishing your mind, body, and soul using the Instant Pot. Share the experience by bringing a friend […]

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Blue Star Cares Caregiver Training

August 3, 2017 by Kelley Babbs

The caregiving team at Blue Star Families is evaluating how well an avatar-based training program can help military-connected caregivers improve their overall health and well being and provide better care to their wounded warrior. If you’re a military-connected caregiver who is caring for a wounded warrior and over the age of 18, you’re invited to […]

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Blue Star Cares Caregiver Training

August 3, 2017 by Kelley Babbs

The caregiving team at Blue Star Families is evaluating how well an avatar-based training program can help military-connected caregivers improve their overall health and well being and provide better care to their wounded warrior. If you’re a military-connected caregiver who is caring for a wounded warrior and over the age of 18, you’re invited to […]

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